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Cafe Z

Lagoonview Drive | Sparrebosch, Knysna 6571, South Africa
+27 44 302 3333
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Overview
  • Excellent42%
  • Very good30%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“beef burger” (2 reviews)
“risotto” (2 reviews)
“caesar salad” (3 reviews)
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CUISINES
International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Lagoonview Drive | Sparrebosch, Knysna 6571, South Africa
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Reviewed 23 October 2018

So the stay at Pezula was amazing but going to the lounge bar for pre dinner drinks and a meal the Saturday night before heading home the Sunday was definitely worth its sauce. My friend and I immediately hit it off with our barman. He...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank DCBezuidenhout
pezulahotel, Manager at Cafe Z, responded to this reviewResponded 26 October 2018

Dear DC Bezuidenhout, Thank you for reviewing your stay at Pezula Hotel. We appreciate your high rating here on TripAdvisor! Your kind words about our team members have been shared and it gives them all great pride! It was a pleasure to host you and...More

Reviewed 29 May 2018

seating outside for breakfast is recomended. food is delicious with a big varaiety in both breakfast and dinner.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank amit e
Reviewed 22 May 2018

We were part of a group and the restaurant provided a buffet for both supper and the following breakfast. We ate outside with beautiful vista views. They food was outstanding as buffets go and I would expect ordering from the menu to be at least...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank Mark B
Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

The wait was long but the food was absolutely sublime. Well Worth it! We had a beef burger with fries and onion rings and a flatbread with prawns and ginger. Both were tasteful and freshly cooked.

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank inner-beauty
Reviewed 13 April 2018

We stayed at this wonderful resort only one night. Wrong! We should have stayed one week. So we only enjoyed the breakfast on this lovely terrace, and we really hope to return.More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank AdriAfrica
Conrad P, General Manager at Cafe Z, responded to this reviewResponded 23 April 2018

Dear AdriAfrica, Thank you for your review and for choosing to dine at Café Z. It was indeed a pleasure having you with us. I am delighted to hear that you had an excellent breakfast on the terrace. We look forward to welcoming you back...More

Reviewed 20 February 2018 via mobile

We spent our Valentine’s Day dinner at Z and it was fantastic! The food was superb, the service was amazing and the whole experience was the best you will have in the area. This is our second Valentines dinner in the past 3 years here...More

Date of visit: February 2018
1  Thank DeanT746
Conrad P, General Manager at Cafe Z, responded to this reviewResponded 20 February 2018

Dear Dean T, Thank you for your review and for choosing to dine at Café Z. It was indeed a pleasure having you with us. I am delighted to hear that you had an excellent overall dining experience with us. We look forward to welcoming...More

Reviewed 27 January 2018 via mobile

Last night at the “Z Cafe” we were totally ignored. The host pointed to a corner where we could sit and we were neglected all night. I had to stand and has the host for water, a menu and after eating the mediocre meal, I...More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank Samak S
Conrad P, General Manager at Cafe Z, responded to this reviewResponded 31 January 2018

Dear Samak S, Thank you for your review and for choosing to dine at Cafe Z. It is disappointing for me to know that you left with a negative impression of us and as you have explained in your post, your overall dining experience was...More

Reviewed 17 January 2018

the food is farm to table so you can really tell the freshness of the product when you eat it. However, they messed up our order twice so that was a bit of a bummer.More

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank AlexBTraveler
Conrad P, General Manager at Cafe Z, responded to this reviewResponded 18 January 2018

Dear AlexBTraveler, Thank you for your review and for choosing to dine at Café z. Please rest assured that we have noted your comments and will use your valuable feedback to make improvements. It is only through feedback that we can continuously improve. We do...More

Reviewed 4 January 2018

Staff are really great and accommodating. We ate breakfast here and I was a little early but the ladies and gentlemen quickly had me sipping on a cappuccino and the buffet breakfast opened soon after. Top notch food, excellent service, the way you should start...More

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank Marcel S
Conrad P, General Manager at Cafe Z, responded to this reviewResponded 8 January 2018

Dear Marcel S, Thank you for your review and for choosing to dine at Café Z. It was indeed a pleasure having you with us. I am delighted to hear that you had an excellent overall dining experience with us. We look forward to welcoming...More

Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

Perhaps my best meal on route to the Cape. Kingklip with risotto. Perfect in every sense. Kids well looked after. Original local dishes on offer.More

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank GautengLad
Conrad P, General Manager at Cafe Z, responded to this reviewResponded 27 December 2017

Dear GautengLad, Thank you for your review and for choosing to dine at Café Z. It was indeed a pleasure having you with us. I am delighted to hear that you had an excellent overall dining experience with us. We look forward to welcoming you...More

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Response from Victor C | Property representative |
Good day. Thank you for your query. We offer Knysna locals a Loyalty Card for a discount of 30% at our restaurants, Café Z and Zacharys. Front Desk or the Restaurant Manager will assist with the application form for the... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Monday
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Friday
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lagoonview Drive | Sparrebosch, Knysna 6571, South Africa (Formerly Cafe Z)
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Knysna
  • Phone Number: +27 44 302 3333
  • E-mail
Description
Enjoy a casual dining option at Pezula Hotel in our relaxed and stylish bistro, Café Z. Located on the lower level of the hotel, this funky venue has been designed to reflect the natural, organic flavors of the menu; the eclectic décor is warm and inviting, with bright jewel-like colors, on-trend fabrics, comfortable seating and ambient lighting.Executive Chef Mark Hendry says Café Z is all about delicious, freshly prepared, beautifully presented food, served in a relaxed environment. The concept was inspired by the success of Farm to the Table menus which was launched at Zachary’s in 2010.At Café Z, our menus are constantly evolving to reflect seasonal quality and availability. The food is simple and wholesome - prepared from the fresh produce grown in the resort’s vegetable and herb garden, and sourced from local producers, ensuring a mouth watering array of dishes at consistently excellent value.
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